Job Title
Payroll Clerk (CS005653)
£25,000 (on a 6 month probation) increasing to £28,000 if successful
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.
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This is a full time, permanent role.

Our client, a well-established company based in High Wycombe, is seeking an experienced Payroll Clerk to join their growing team.  The ideal candidate will be have a good understanding of excel and be experienced with Sage Payroll (experience with Sage Accounts would be an advantage).  Applicants must be willing to work a Saturday shift every 6-7 weeks (8am-1.30pm).

Key Duties include:

  • Collecting and summarising timekeeping information from Work Summary Sheets (timesheets) completed by employees
  • Keeping record of any deductions from pay (e.g. parking fines, penalties, Failure to Comply with Company Deadlines for Submission of Mileage forms etc.)
  • Keeping record of any advance payments made to employees and deducting same from payroll
  • Processing a 4 weekly payroll via Sage Payroll, including printing and issuing payslips, FPS submissions and all relevant filing
  • Processing the payroll year end and relevant filings to HMRC
  • Inputting the salary payments on to the online banking system, Natwest Bankline    (training will be given if no experience with this software)
  • Calculating monthly PAYE and CIS payments, including Apprenticeship Levy and arranging payment via Natwest Bankline
  • Dealing with the addition of new employees onto Sage Payroll and setting up HR files for same
  • Processing payments to Subcontractors, both weekly and 2 weekly (records kept on Excel).  Calculating CIS Tax monthly and including with PAYE payments
  • Issuing Contracts of Employment
  • Keeping holiday records for all employees
  • Completion of CIS monthly returns
  • Processing any leavers and issuing with P45s.  Processing necessary filing with HMRC
  • Maintaining back up of the Sage Payroll software
  • Production of payment summary reports and departmental reports from within Sage Payroll for Management Account purposes
  • Maintenance of absence records within Sage Payroll
  • Maintenance of company car records within Sage Payroll
Special Requirements: 
  • Previous experience working on Sage Payroll
  • Previous experience with Sage Accounts (advantageous)
  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Organised, dedicated, focused and hard working
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to cope with time pressures without losing accuracy